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Dogecoin Asset of the Year, Says Crypto Exchange CEO – Here’s Why

The Daily Hodl 20 Jun 2021
All of a sudden, you have this global decentralized network of bored people at home on their computers who collectively are the biggest pension fund, the biggest mutual fund, the biggest ETF (exchange-traded fund) in the world, and they don’t have the same fiduciary duty to shareholders that Fidelity has.
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Keep Axis Quant Fund on your radar for now

Business Line 19 Jun 2021
The latest entrant is Axis Quant Fund, an open ended equity scheme open for subscription till June 25 ... Some of the largest hedge funds in the world are quant funds ... Given the encouraging back-testing performance for the Axis Quant Fund, investors can have it on their radar and see how it fares in the real world.
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InnerPlant acquires $5.65m funding with participation from TAU Ventures

The Jerusalem Post 19 Jun 2021
"InnerPlant has real potential to become a large company which will impact one of the biggest problems in the world.". TAU Ventures is the first university-based venture capital fund in Israel, according to its website.  ... InnerPlant's funding is led by MS&AD ...
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Menopause — a once taboo subject — is now the talk of the corporate world

Business Day 19 Jun 2021
Das said those numbers will continue to rise, with about a quarter of the world’s female population turning menopausal in 2030 ... At BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest fund manager, executive Rachel Lord backed a petition calling on the UK government to mandate that employers with more than 250 workers have menopause policies.
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Millions of women exit workforce for a little-talked about reason

Live Mint 18 Jun 2021
But for 45-year-old Liv Garfield, the chief executive officer of British water utility Severn Trent Plc, it’s a way to demystify a natural phenomenon affecting menopausal women -- a growing cohort at companies around the world ... At BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest fund manager, executive Rachel Lord backed a petition calling on the U.K.
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With Strong Earnings, User Growth, and Recognizable Brand Partnerships, Decentral Games Is A Well Positioned ...

NULLTX 17 Jun 2021
For $DG investors, that means funds from the platform’s rapidly appreciating treasury assets are collectively owned ... The company is backed by key investor Digital Currency Group (DCG), whose main subsidiary, Grayscale, is the world’s biggest bitcoin and cryptocurrency fund manager with over $45 billion in assets under management.
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Cannabis website Leafly to raise $30 mln in fresh funding

Canada Dot Com 16 Jun 2021
Cannabis marketplace Leafly is raising $30 million in a fresh funding round, it said in a filing on Wednesday, as the world’s biggest ...
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Shipping Industry Pushes for $5B Decarbonization Fund

The Maritime Executive 14 Jun 2021
The push for the fund comes hot on the heels of the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, in which leaders of the world’s biggest economies committed to protect the planet by supporting a green revolution that creates jobs, cuts emissions and seeks to limit the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees.
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British head of Wellcome Trust Sir Jeremy Farrar is accused of ‘chilling’ bid to stifle ...

The Daily Mail 13 Jun 2021
The director of the world's biggest philanthropic science funding body said he had 'tremendous responsibility to be accountable for what we do and to be as transparent as we can be' ... The director of the world's biggest philanthropic science funding body said he had 'tremendous ...
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India asks G-7 to fulfill $100 bn promise towards climate change

Live Mint 13 Jun 2021
There also agreement to “increase capacity in various regional production hubs and to provide financing, technology transfer and skilling in these regions," Harish said in response to a question on whether India, deemed as the biggest vaccine manufacturer in the world, could get additional funding for manufacturing covid-19 vaccines.
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The Hedge Fund Manager Who Did Battle with Exxon---and Won

Wall Street Journal 12 Jun 2021
Christopher James’s decision to do battle with one of the world’s biggest oil companies began with a family dinner in 2019. The hedge-fund manager’s school-aged sons asked him how he could consider himself an environmentalist if he invested in energy companies, and Mr.
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Norway sees oil in its future despite warnings

Phys Dot Org 12 Jun 2021
The black gold is also the reason Norway's 5.4 million inhabitants today have the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund, worth a whopping $1.36 trillion (1.13 trillion euros) ... In 2018, Norway was the world's 14th biggest producer of oil and eighth biggest producer of natural gas, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration.
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International charities still counting the cost three years after firm collapsed owing €4m

Irish Independent 12 Jun 2021
The project attracted $40m (€33m) in investor funding, and a Who’s Who of the biggest charities in the world signed up, including the UNHCR, Red Cross and Save the Children ... Pembroke’s liquidator Myles Kirby has also alleged Mr Conlon used company funds to make payments totalling €40,000 to a girlfriend.
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British head of science-funding body Wellcome Trust is accused of a 'chilling' bid to stifle ...

The Daily Mail 12 Jun 2021
The director of the world’s biggest philanthropic science funding body said he had ‘tremendous responsibility to be accountable for what we do and to be as transparent as we can be’ ... His position gives him immense power as the head of one of the world’s wealthiest charitable ...
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BlackRock becomes first to operate wholly owned China mutual fund biz

Reuters 11 Jun 2021
BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, on Friday said the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) had given its Chinese fund management unit approval to begin operations. China scrapped foreign ownership caps in its mutual fund and securities sectors on April 1, 2020, under a Sino-U.S.
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